Elected officials come and go in Clark County, but former County Commissioner Myna Williams will get a permanent place as a community pillar in the Family Court for her work to establish the division of District Court that handles family law.
The Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division Today unveiled a plaque commemorating the contributions of the former commissioner. Those in attendance cheered as little girl wandered into the ceremony and Judge Frank Sullivan remarked, “that’s what this place is all about.”
“Commissioner Williams’ work and commitment helped to make the Family Division a reality. Myrna Williams recognized the value in having a court dedicated to family issues and presided over by judges who understand the unique challenges those families face,” said Family Division Presiding Judge Charles Hoskin. “Her vision and contributions decades ago, have benefited so many in our community during some of their most difficult times.
Myrna Williams political career extends from 1985 to 2006, including ten years in the Nevada Assembly. She served three terms as a Clark County Commissioner from 1994 to 2006
The Family Division has been serving our community for more than 20 years. Family Court offers and atmosphere and services focused on addressing family law. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada operates the Family Law Self-Help Center at the Family Court and a website at http://www.familylawselfhelpcenter.org/ to help those who represent themselves at the court.